Although the group is based in South Korea, the members are from different countries. Jisoo grew up in Seoul, South Korea; Jennie lived in Auckland, New Zealand, before moving to Seoul; Rose was raised in Australia before moving to Seoul as a teen; and Lisa was born in Bangkok. The group's name is said to be a twist on what people think of when they hear "pink." Adding "black" brings a sense of mystery and edge. Their music video 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' has more than 600 million views on YouTube. Each member trai

K-Pop stars BlackPink coming to Atlanta on short spring tour

K-Pop sensations BlackPink are making a brief visit to the U.S. this spring, and will perform at Infinite Energy Arena as part of their six-date tour.

The quartet of Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa and Rose possess the most-viewed K-Pop music video with “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du,” which has more than 600 million views. The foursome released their debut, “Square One,” in 2016 and “Square Up” in June, when it quickly hit No. 1 on the Billboard World Albums chart. 

Their tour will kick off April 17 in Los Angeles and visit Infinite Energy Arena at 8 p.m. May 5. Tickets, priced at $79-$269, will go on sale at 4 p.m. Feb. 20 via www.infiniteenergycenter.com and by calling 770-626-2464.

BlackPink performed at a Grammy Artist Showcase last weekend in Los Angeles and will appear on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday. 

Tour dates: 

Los Angeles The Forum April 17

Chicago Allstate Arena April 24

Hamilton, Ontario FirstOntario Centre April 27

Newark Prudential Center May 1

Atlanta Infinite Energy Arena May 5

Dallas/Ft. Worth Ft. Worth CC Arena May 8

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.  

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